Washington D,C. (April 26, 2018) – Today, theNational Urban League Washington Bureau announced the first class of participants for its inaugural Advocacy Certification program. The program, which is comprised of members of the National Urban League’s Council of Guilds and Young Professionals chapters, is aimed at expanding the participants’ knowledge of congressional advocacy and its application within the Urban League Movement. The full roster of Washington Bureau Advocacy Certification Program selectees follows: 

Volunteers from Local NUL Affiliates to Participate in Community Beautification, School Rehabilitation, and other Projects as Part of the 17th Comcast Cares Day


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Marc H. Morial, National Urban League President and CEO and Andrea Custis, Urban League of Philadelphia President and CEO, today issued the following statement regarding Thursday’s incident at Starbuck’s:

“We are encouraged by the ongoing public dialogue surrounding the incident of apparent racial profiling by a Starbucks employee and the police officers who responded. We commend CEO Kevin Johnson for meeting with the men involved, and Mayor Jim Kenney for his quick and thoughtful response.

WASHINGTON, DC (April 11, 2018) - Today, National Urban League President and CEO, Marc H. Morial, issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s Executive Order directing federal agencies to impose work requirements on recipients of public assistance programs: